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on time for that. i'm here to talk about rachel carson and bismarck indicated that some of the 27th of december the 50th anniversary of silent spring. she was a famous author before she wrote "silent spring." i'm going to talk more about that tonight. this is rachel and i love this photograph. this is the frontispiece of the book. i spent seven months trying to find this photograph and arrange to reproduce it in the book. it was made by irving penn, the great 20th century portrait photographer verboten magazine and actually appeared in "vogue" magazine, although it took me several months to figure out exactly when and where.ccc any event committee was madecc in 1951, so it hasn't been seenc about six decades since the last photograph of rachel carson. by far the best photographs of her ever taken. she would've been 44 years old in this photograph and i just think it's terrific. penn actually shot it this way. it's not cropped. that's the way he photographed. looking around this audience tonight, i suspect most of you know who rachel carson is, but i can tell you generally that i
. these two little girls, they are in washington. that's 9-year-old brooklyn and 8-year-old rachel. they are about to meet santa and ask him for something very special. >> what's the most important thing? >> daddy. >> they haven't seen this dad for nine months. their dad is lieutenant jeffrey christenson. he's been in afghanistan. guess what they are going to ask santa for christmas. >> just wish real hard. >> daddy! >> i missed you two. >> and santa made their wish come true. he brought daddy home from afghanistan. >> that red dude is magical, huh? >> oh, yeah. >> i missed you. >> i missed you, too, baby. >> all you have to do is wish with all your heart. >> that's awesome. they are probably sitting there thinking, okay, santa. we've been wishing a long time. what are you going to do? poof, dad is there. >> daddy! >> they must have been good little girls all year long to get a wish granted this quickly. >> if this video doesn't get you guys in the christmas spirit, you're dead inside. first song is "christmas is." >> christmas is snoopy. ♪ charlie brown >> christmas fun from har
hashanah being the jewish new year that falls in september. thelled her "rachel" in book. and she was working very hard. she was at her mother's place cooking dinner, and she was in a real hurry, because she had to finish by 5:00, when her brother was going to arrive with his family, and he didn't like her. he didn't want to be at the dinner. so she had to finish the dinner and leave before he arrived. and i asked her, "are you serious? you're making dinner for a family that you're not going to take part in yourself? why? " and she said, "well, because the family should be together for rosh hashanah, shouldn't they?" well, she never finished the meal. her body said no. she came down with severe inflammation in all her joints, and she was rushed to the hospital with her first malignant outbreak of rheumatoid arthritis. and that self-suppression is typical for people that develop rheumatoid arthritis. it's also typical for people that develop als, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. i talk about the example of lou gehrig, if i may tell you about that. lou gehrig was this great baseball p
this morning. these are unbelievable. here to tell us about them is chef rachel willon and mario batali. this won the team competition. this won the team competition. it's all about the muppets. >> this is carly owens. she was inspired by the christmas muppet movie. she's 17 years old. she has entered multiple contests. the last year she can enter as a teen. >> is this edible? >> the entire thing is edible. this is solid gingerbread. on the inside, it's reenforced with icing. >> what's gonzo making? >> she spent 128 hours making the figures. >> there's no time limit? like our challenge. >> no time limit. some of these people spend all year making these. the skeletons inside are angel hair pasta. and a lot of the decoration is made out of fondit. >> this one is totally different. but a big winner in the competition. >> this is the second place adult winner. >> just incredible. >> linda karny. these are difficult to make. over a hemisphere mold. another pasta note. they are held together with penne pasta held together with icing. you can go as far as the imagination. >> that's good to kno
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